Over 61,000 New Coronavirus Cases In Brazil

Over 61,000 new coronavirus cases in Brazil

BRASILIA, (Pakistan Point News - 17th Jan, 2021) Brazil had 61,567 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus reported in the past 24 hours and 1,050 deaths, the fifth consecutive day with more than 1,000 fatalities, the Health Ministry said on Saturday.

The South American country has now registered around 8.46 million cases since the pandemic began, and the official death toll has risen to 209,296, according to ministry data. It is the world's third worst outbreak outside the United States and India, said the Reuters report.